Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.77% 2.74% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.81% 17.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +23.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £56.66 £37.50
% change year-on-year -68.23% +51.08% -

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.42% 15.41% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 2
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +35.88%
10th Percentile £341 £400 £377
90th Percentile £527 £588 £511
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -15.79% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £54.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -76.15% +21.11% +309.09%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) iPaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) iPaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware